Bayes on the Beach 2017

Bayes on the Beach 2017
13th – 15th  November, 2017
Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

Abstract submission is now OPEN:

Visit Bayes on the Beach 2017 for further information.

Please submit your abstract to  by 8 September 2017.

Bayesian Research and Applications Group (BRAG) warmly invite you to a meeting of people involved or interested in Bayesian Research and Applications.

Bayes on the Beach 2017 is the 12th International Workshop for the Australasian chapter of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) and the annual meeting of the Bayesian Statistics section of the Statistical Society of Australia. (SSA).

Bayes on the Beach will be held at the Mantra Legends Hotel on Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast during November 13th-15th 2017. The conference provides a forum for discussion on developments and applications of Bayesian statistics, and includes keynote presentations, tutorials, practical problem-based workshops, invited oral presentations, and poster presentations.

Keynote speakers:

Susan Holmes: Professor at Stanford University, USA.

Mark Girolami is Chair of Statistics and Associated Professor at Imperial College London UK, and an Adjunct at University of Warwick UK.

Scott Sisson is Professor at the University of New South Wales and President of the Statistical Society of Australia.

Gael Martin: Professor of Econometrics in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Invited speaker:

Peter Donnelly: Director of Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford


To register your interest, or if you have any questions, please contact the organising committee at

Please pass this information on to others who may be interested in attending.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Warm regards,
Organising committee
on behalf of Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen (Conference Convenor)